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Sophomores and their "Nation of Afrcia"

Posted on February 3, 2008 at 10:08pm 0 Comments

The People’s Republic of California doesn’t require freshman-level history or social science. Therefore, our district doesn’t teach it.

In its place is a yearlong freshman health class — think “Communicable Diseases and You” — split with a seminar on how to succeed as a high school student. State-mandated and standards-driven, this approach looks good on paper.

The irony of the freshman seminar is that despite the adoption of the high school success class, the post-freshman…

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At 6:20pm on January 11, 2009, Jack said…
Hi eyeingtenure!

Hope you had a nice winter break. I was wondering if you or your students would be interested in participating in a nationwide SAT Vocab Video Contest @ MIT university. If not, perhaps you have some educator contacts you could direct me to. We'd really like to get more students involved from California!

You can view contest details at BrainyFlix.com Please let me know. Thanks!
At 10:14pm on February 10, 2008, Mathew Needleman said…
Good job with the Day in a Sentence feature.
 
 
 

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